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United Kingdom

30 April 2002

Guardian (UK)

Police carrying machine-guns and pistols were patrolling the streets of Manchester yesterday after a series of gangland killings and incidents where unarmed officers were threatened at gunpoint. The patrols began after four unarmed officers were confronted by gunmen during the last six weeks. It is the first time armed officers have patrolled south Manchester on foot. There have also been three shootings in the area during April — one of which was fatal. Aeon... (

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